Category Archives: Politics

Bid for Troy Public Library’s survival headlines local Election Day issues

By Mike Fossano Voters across metro Detroit today will decide tax proposals and pare down mayoral and city council candidates. Typically, the August primary turnouts are much lower than their November brethren, according to election officials, since this is typically … Continue reading

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An Important Friday, 3,000th Home to Fall

By Jeffrey Buck This morning brought good news, as it was announced that Mayor Dave Bing will be on hand at 3 p.m. today to watch the 3,oo0th home during his term meet the wrecking ball. In a city plagued … Continue reading

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YOU balance the state budget

By Mike Fossano So you think you can come up with a better plan to balance the state’s budget than the politicians? The Center for Michigan, a “think-and-do” tank founded in 2006 by former newspaper publisher Phil Power, recently came out … Continue reading

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City, cars shine for 2011 Chicago Auto Show

By Mike Fossano Last Wednesday’s media preview of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show was not only my first time experiencing an auto show preview, but also attending any show outside of Detroit. I came out of it with a new … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The New Chrysler: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Chrysler hit a home run this past Super Bowl with their two minute spot that told the story of Detroit and its auto industry. The commercial starring Eminem and the Chrysler 200 was buzzing on the World … Continue reading

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